Extra Life is a wrap! Laser League reveals Randy’s true calling as an eSports pro, Paul flirts with a side career in voice acting thanks to Doki Doki Literature Club, and D.J. attempts to make sense of 14 hours of Kingdom Hearts.
Video Game Hangover Posts
We’re taking a quick break from our 24 hours of Extra Life to tell you about some of the games we played, like Tetris Effect, We Happy Few, Business Clicker, Castlevania II, and… Guilty Summer Kiss 2: Bloody Secret? OK, sure.
Even with Extra Life right around the corner, we find ourselves distracted and wondering what it’s like to play the Cowboy Game. Also, the thrilling deaths of Spider-Man and his lady friends, returning to New Donk City, and — why not? — Dragalia Lost.
We’re getting spooOOooOoky this week with Slayaway Camp, Detention, and… Soulcalibur VI? Also, Konami rises from the dead.
For the 5th year in a row, we’re participating in the Extra Life gaming marathon for charity! This year, we’ll be raising funds for the Children’s Miracle Network of hospitals by playing two separate marathons, on Saturday, November 3 and the following Saturday, November 10. We hope you’ll tune into our livestream, cheer us on, and pledge your support for our team by donating a few dollars toward our fundraising goal. Any amount is appreciated! You can contribute here:
We wrap up both Spider-Man and Shadow of the Tomb Raider, then bust ghosts like it’s 2001 in the Luigi’s Mansion remake. Also, getting raidy in Dragalia Lost, and self-dismemberment for fun and donuts in The Missing.
Randy does some minor time traveling in The Gardens Between. D.J. survives the latest Monster Hunter World festival, only to find himself surrounded by dragons in Dragalia Lost. Paul sets everyone straight on what is a sword and what is an axe.
Randy advances his chicken liberation agenda by implanting one with deadly explosives in Bomb Chicken, then spends some time in the slightly less volatile world of Hob. D.J. re-enters the Stage of History in Soulcalibur VI. Also, Fortnite for adults.
Paul’s thrilling 14859024-part Yakuza segment comes to a close as he wraps up Yakuza Kiwami 2. Also, Forza Horizon 4 vs. The Crew vs. a pleasant Hawaiian vacation, and a nearly endless buffet of exploding heads in Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise.
We’re continuing to murder people indiscriminately as Spider-Man but occasionally tagging in Lara Croft to show us how it’s really done. Also, full-contact lawyering in the Yakuza studio’s upcoming Judge Eyes.
We’ve got Spider-Man fever, although we can’t seem to remember all the words to his theme song. Also, a return to World War II via the Battlefield V beta, and follow-up thoughts on Pokémon Go and Dragon Quest XI.
After a Pokemon-infested detour around Seattle, we’re back to our old tricks: Gushing about the latest Yakuza game and arguing about donut semantics. Also: A tiny bit of Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate.
We’re putting a wrap on this year’s Summer Backlog Attack with the offensively relaxing Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles, the extremely old Elder Scrolls: Arena, and the original Dragon Quest alla giapponese.
Randy continues his trip deep down the Holedown hole. Paul remembers what it’s like to Uncharted. D.J. is completely baffled by Street Fighter 1. Also, Life Is Strange hot takes.
It’s most ambitious crossover event in VGH history: We played both sides of the Monster Hunter World x Final Fantasy XIV collaboration. Also, Randy discovers new things in Night in the Woods, D.J. plays the original Far Cry, and Paul tries a new Yakuza.
Randy fills that Arkanoid-shaped void in his life with some Holedown before stepping back into No Man’s Sky to see if they’ve added more inventory slots. D.J. tries to learn about World War II via the original Call of Duty. Also, a brief Dragonball detour.
Randy and D.J. try to make sense of the new Shin Megami Tensei mobile thing. Also, life in an underwater subway in Splatoon 2‘s Octo Expansion, re-learning how to hunt in Monster Hunter Generations, and the summer Backlog Attack is back!
Randy returns from the Jersey Shore (not that one) with tales of his re-Marstered life on, uh, Mars. D.J. goes into way too much detail over the new Steam version of Groove Coaster. Also, tips for enjoying Monster Hunter World‘s summer festival.
Paul starts traveling down the long and mysterious Octopath. D.J. makes things more difficult than necessary in Homesick. Also, an extreme throwback to BBS RPGs, and unexpected fun climbing a tower.
Beat the summer heat with some cool, red-hot game music, or something! We share our favorite Sega hits, favorite tropical Animal Crossing jams, and favorite… Antonio Vivaldi?